Webinar recording: Older adults and cannabis - Exploring practice guidelines and public health interventions

On November 28, EENet and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontarious hosted a webinar for nurses and other health care professionals: "Cannabis and Older Adults." This was the final webinar in a four-part series: "Cannabis Use Across the Lifespan."

Watch the recorded webinar and download the presentation slides.

Webinar objectives:

  • Understand the prevalence and recent trendsin cannabis use in Ontario for older adults;
  • Understand the effects of cannabis use onolder adults;
  • Explore evidence-based practice guidelinesfor older adults who use cannabis; and
  • Explore examples of public healthinterventions aimed to help older adultsmake informed choices around cannabis use.

The presenter

Dr. Andra Smith, PhD, University of Ottawa and Terry-Lynne Marko, BSc Nursing, RN, P.H.N., Ottawa Public Health

Funding for this educational opportunity is provided by Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. This webinar series is co-hosted by Evidence Exchange Network (PSSP, CAMH) and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario